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Issue Details: First known date: 1934... vol. 6 no. 4 12 April 1934 of All About Books est. 1928 All About Books
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Contents

* Contents derived from the 1934 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Can Writing Be Taught?, George H. Cowling , single work criticism
Cowling acknowledges the necessity of mastering technique but suggests that what he calls 'character' is also an essential ingredient.
(p. 69, 71-72)
Note: Begins on front cover (p.69).
A Reader's Notebook, Nettie Palmer , single work review
— Review of Highway Into Spain Marcel Aurousseau , 1930 single work autobiography ; The Ridge of White Waters Norman Giles , 1934 single work novel ; Buffaloes: adventure and discovery in Arnhem Land Carl Warburton , W. K. Robertson , 1934 single work prose ;
Editors note: Mrs. Palmer draws attention to an important travel book by an Australian, reviews a South African novel, Professor Cowling's Essays in English, some Centenary School Books, and an Adventure Story Amongst the Australian Buffaloes.
(p. 73-74)
More Australian Publishers, single work column (p. 74)
Australian Books Praised in England, single work review
— Review of The Gallant Company : An Australian Soldier's Story of 1915-18 Williams H. R. , 1933 single work autobiography ; A Warning to Wantons : A Fantastic Romance Setting Forth the Not Undeserved but Awful Fate Which Befell a Minx Mary Mitchell , 1934 single work novel ; Scandal of Spring Martin Boyd , 1934 single work novel ;
Editor's note: Three Australian writers - H. R. Williams, Mary Mitchell and Martin Boyd - receive good reviews in London papers.
(p. 75-76)
The Gordon Bust in Westminster Abbey, Charles R. Long , single work prose
Editor's Note: Abridgement of a paper by Mr. C. R. Long (President of the Gordon Memorial Committee, Melbourne), read before the Australian Literature Society. A brief account of how it came about that a bust of Adam Lindsay Gordon is to be given a place in the Poet's Corner, Westminster Abbey. The Duke of York is to unveil the bust on 11th May at 12 o'clock noon.
(p. 77)
Note: The editor has appended a report about the impending unveiling from the London Observer to this piece.
Remembering Henry Lawson, J. C. Davies , single work prose
Davies reports on the annual gathering to honour Lawson in Footscray Park, 4 March, 1934.
(p. 78)
Best Sellers and A.B.A. Recommendations, single work column (p. 80-81)
The Work of Lillian Pyke, J. C. Davies , single work column
Davies reports on the meeting of 21 March that featured Frances O'Flynn's talk on Pyke.
(p. 84-85)
Dramatist's Club, Melbourne [Meeting Report], single work column (p. 85)
Fellowship of Australian Writers [Meeting Report], Ronald G. McCredie , single work column (p. 86)
Australian Literature Society [Meeting Report], Doris Hayball , single work column (p. 87)

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